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The latest state regulatory develoments that appear in the current issue of ELR's Weekly Update appear below. For material previously reported, refer to the state update archives.

Current State Update

Volume 47, Issue 15

California: Pollution Prevention

The Department of Conservation proposes to adopt Cal. Code Regs. tit. 14 ch. 4, Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources, Onshore Well Regulations. The proposed adoption would address a more complete regulatory scheme tailored specifically to underground storage facilities and gas storage wells. Public hearings will be held on July 10, 2017, and July 12, 2017. Written comments will be accepted until July 13, 2017. See https://www.oal.ca.gov/files/2017/05/20z-2017.pdf (p. 759).

Pollution Prevention

New Jersey: Underground storage tanks (USTs)

The Department of Environmental Protection proposed to amend N.J. Admin. Code §§7:14B, 7:14, and 7:26C, Underground Storage Tanks; Water Pollution Control Act; and Administrative Requirements for the Remediation of Contaminated Sites. The amendments relate to secondary containment and operator training or underground storage tanks, among other things. A public hearing will be held on June 1, 2017. Written comments will be accepted until July 14, 2017. See http://www.nj.gov/dep/rules/notices/20170515a.html. 

Underground storage tanks (USTs)